Wednesday, September 11, 2013

A good mother

I've been thinking lately...what does it take to be a good mother?

A good mother never gives up

A good mother is always brave

A good mother is strong because everyone around her needs her to be

A good mother is supportive, even when it's hard

So why will I be a good mom? Because mine taught me how.

No matter the miles between us, and for a lot of years, there were many...I always felt loved by my mother.

No matter what my choices in life were, her support never wavered. She never gave up on me, for a single second. Her wisdom and her compassion brought more to my life than anyone I have ever had the pleasure of knowing, or ever will, I'm quite certain.

She loved hard. So do I.

She was by far, the bravest and strongest women I know. Her courage and fight during her battle with cancer was simply inspiring.

I miss her. Today especially.

Happy Birthday, Mom. Thank you for teaching me, not to be the perfect mom, but to be the best mom.


  1. Blessings to you on this day as you remember your beautiful mother. You will be the best mom, Suzanne - and very soon. :)

  2. Thinking of you today Suzanne! Your mom sounds like a really special person! I know you she would be really, really proud of how you've fought and she's going to be SO happy for you when your day comes!

  3. aww, what a beautiful post. You will be a great Mom. I don't know you in person, but I know you are strong, caring and sweet. Your Mom is living on through you, just like you will live on through your children when you teach them how to be good people just like you :)

  4. This is such an awesome post Suzanne. You will be such a great mother, just as your mom was. Praying for you!

  5. With a role model like that you are going to be the best mom.

  6. Thinking of you today. You will be a fantastic mother as well.

  7. You WILL be a wonderful Mother - You're so lucky to have learned how from someone who sounds like such a wonderful person :) Thinking of you my dear friend. xoxo

  8. Thinking of you on this day Suzanne! Hope you are doing something extra special to celebrate your mom's life!

  9. I cannot tell you how much I am looking forward to the day when you are mother, at long last. This post is beautiful. Your mom sounds like she was one amazing woman., much like you.

  10. That was such a sweet post.
    I'm sorry your mom won't get to see you be a mom. I miss mine, too.


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